The new trust backed by the Mayor of London, Arts Council England, Outset Contemporary Art Fund and Bloomberg Philanthropies aims to secure 1,000 ‘affordable’ workspaces in the capital in its first five years.
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US artist Michael Rakowitz’s winged bull sculpture, which is made from recycled food packaging, is part of a project to recreate objects destroyed at archaeological sites across Iraq by ISIS.
Eleven London boroughs will share £500,000 to develop proposals to become one of three Creative Enterprise Zones, which it is hoped will help address the high cost of spaces for artists and those in the creative industries in the capital.
Shonagh Manson, director of the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, is stepping down after more than eight years in the role to take up a new position with the Mayor of London.
Proposals by Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson have been selected as the next two commissions for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, London.
A recreation of a sculpture destroyed by Isis and a scoop of ice cream being eaten by a fly are amongst the shortlist for the next two commissions of the Trafalgar Square sculpture programme.
The Brighton-based artist’s new artwork for the fourth plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square has been unveiled by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
The artist-led organisation with a focus on sculpture and 3D making has two days left to hit its target and complete its crowd funding campaign to pay for a new community ceramics and foundry hub in south east London.
The new Mayor of London says he wants to embed culture in the planning system of the capital with the results including subsidised artists’ studios.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announces ambitious public art project spanning 17 of London’s most celebrated bridges, from Albert Bridge in Chelsea to Tower Bridge in the City.